I got my BS in Computer Engineering from UCLA in 1982.
Those were great memorable years; I worked as TA and RA at UCLA, while attending classes; tutored my classmates as well as general high school and college math (calculus, precalculus, etc.) and physics, outside UCLA, supporting myself financially; it was lots of fun, as it is still today.
I graduated with flying colors and went to work in the industry; C programming, UNIX core/kernel system software and device drivers, X server and X Windows, and other software and firmware design and development, for many years.
Later, I got into different but very interesting work, involving more sophisticated math, physics and engineering, in Math Modeling and Simulation of critical components of several supersonic aircraft designs with high national visibility, including the stealth bomber.
Over years of my tutoring experience I've come to the realization that different students think and learn in different ways; so tutoring style must be adapted to particular talents, aptitude, resources and needs of each student individually, and as such there is no "one size fits all" style.
So I'm flexible, but I have a good sense and repertoire of what works best, given different circumstances; it comes with experience.
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